Go Back   iRV2 Forums > MOTORHOME FORUMS > Class A Motorhome Discussions
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 10-10-2013, 08:42 AM   #1
Senior Member
 
trode's Avatar
 
National RV Owners Club
Ford Super Duty Owner
Carolina Campers
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Wilmington, NC
Posts: 810
Replacement awning fabric and alumaguard

I am in need of replacement fabric for my A&E awning, it has the alumaguard cover on it so the standard replacement fabric awning with vinyl weathershield will not work (I think). I am having a difficult time finding something on line that is designed for the alumaguard. Has anyone found one, and has anyone done the job themselves?

As always, appreciate the help
__________________

__________________
Tom and Patty
The "Rode Crew"
2004 National RV, Seabreeze 1341, F-53 22K, Chevy Malibu toad.
trode is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 10-10-2013, 11:13 AM   #2
Community Moderator
 
Scarab0088's Avatar


 
Damon Owners Club
Workhorse Chassis Owner
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: SoCal
Posts: 14,016
I have no idea what the Alumagard is...but ShadePro says they sell replacements:
ShadePro Inc.: Replacement Patio Awning Canopy - Acrylic w/ Alumaguard

It that the spring-loaded bands of metal that wrap up your awning when retracted?
Wish I had something protecting my awning when rolled-up.

Hope that helps
__________________

__________________
Kim and Steve, Mustang LCDR (Ret), Damon Outlaw #1193
I have seen gross intolerance shown in support of tolerance, Samuel Coleridge
https://www.irv2.com/attachments/signaturepics/sigpic84535_7.gif
WE LOVE OUR OUTLAW RV
Scarab0088 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-10-2013, 04:18 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
aschuh53's Avatar
 
Ford Super Duty Owner
Join Date: May 2013
Posts: 1,126
ppl has the fabric for them call them and let them know what size
__________________
aschuh53 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-10-2013, 04:31 PM   #4
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Valley Springs, CA
Posts: 74
Just replaced my slide topper fabric from:
Tough Top Awnings
Look them up online
Good fabric, easy to install,
Also search you tube for videos on replacing fabrics
__________________
whodoc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-11-2013, 05:59 AM   #5
Senior Member
 
trode's Avatar
 
National RV Owners Club
Ford Super Duty Owner
Carolina Campers
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Wilmington, NC
Posts: 810
I wasn't clear

Maybe alumaguard is not the right description, I am referring to a metal weather shield that wraps around the awning when closed. As a result the awning fabric has an extra attachment point where the "outboard" side of the metal shield attaches to the fabric, so i has 3 seams with bead in them,one to attach to side of coach, one to attach to roller tube and one to attach to the metal weather shield.

I will go to PPL and see what they have, thanks all.
__________________
Tom and Patty
The "Rode Crew"
2004 National RV, Seabreeze 1341, F-53 22K, Chevy Malibu toad.
trode is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-11-2013, 06:11 AM   #6
Senior Member
 
beaverjim's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Punta Gorda Fl
Posts: 785
contact chris at www.stonevos.com after replacing awning fabric on 3 coaches in the past 14 yrs this guy has it figured out. he not only uses better fabric than original but the thread he uses is far superior. one other trick he does is he actually doubles the length of fabric on the roller (it fits) when the time comes yrs down the road you can pull the fabrics off and reverse them now you have fresh fabric for another 5 to 7 yrs. I have no connection with this company just a very happy customer! jim
__________________
Jim & Sue
2017 Cambria/Aspect30j
2012 Turbo Beetle
beaverjim is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-11-2013, 10:34 AM   #7
Senior Member
Commercial Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: behind the steering wheel
Posts: 992
another fabric will fit without the weather guard. you just dont have the protection.
you have to adjust the spring tension anyway.
__________________
azpete is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-11-2013, 10:44 AM   #8
RV Mutant #14
 
Wayne M's Avatar


 
Winnebago Owners Club
Texas Boomers Club
Freightliner Owners Club
iRV2 No Limits Club
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Texas
Posts: 12,187
Have you tried A&E or is it just to expensive?
__________________

__________________
Wayne MSGT USMC (Ret) & Earlene (CinCHouse)
2015 Winnebago Tour 42QD
RVM14
It is what it is, and then it is what you make of it.
Wayne M is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
awning, replacement, replace



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:04 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.